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Sr. Advisor - Regulatory Compliance

Apply Req ID: Req1274170 Date posted 05/07/2024
Sr. Advisor - Regulatory Compliance

Dallas, United States of America

The Sr. Advisor - Regulatory Compliance serves as a subject matter expert on key Federal Reserve regulations, including the Bank Holding Company Act and Reg Y, to ensure documents, projects, processes or product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy. The incumbent performs risk assessments, synthesizes analyses, identifies root cause(s), and provides recommendations to management that influence business solutions.

This role also supports compliance oversight of certain Corporate Functions, including Finance, Risk, and HR.

Essential Functions/Responsibility Statements:

  • Advises management on current issues regarding banking.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to ensure documents, projects, processes or product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy.
  • Partners with managers in assigned business unit to respond to reports issued by regulatory agencies or audit.
  • Identifies systemic procedural weaknesses and additional training requirements needed to ensure compliance.
  • Responds to regulatory inquiries and third party examiners.
  • Collaborates across business units within the organization to ensure consistency in policies and procedures.
  • Identifies compliance opportunities and potential solutions.
  • Performs risk assessments, synthesizes analyses, identifies root cause(s), and provides recommendations to management.
  • Provides compliance input on business action plans, projects, or operational requests.
  • Provides insight and guides management on issues.
  • Leads and influence cross functional enterprise projects or compliance teams.
  • Leads efforts to improve standardization and efficiency of responses to regulators.
  • Offers recommendations and makes project related decisions within scope of work assignment.
  • Serves as a resources to team members on escalated issues of unusual nature.
  • Mentors and enhances compliance staff knowledge competencies.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Business, Finance, or equivalent degree.
  • Master's Degree in Business, Finance, or equivalent field, preferred

Work Experience:

  • 9+ years Compliance, Legal, Regulatory, or Financial Services
  • Required experience with Federal Reserve regulations (including the Bank Holding Company Act and Reg Y)

Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory compliance, relevant industry regulations and regulatory data sources.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating change to achieve measurable results.
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise compliance opportunities and resolution.
  • Business Line awareness.
  • Detail orientated with the ability to also understand overall strategy.
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, and customer service skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to be adept in identifying and resolving complex risk management problems.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to build and foster internal and external relationships.

Diversity & EEO Statements: At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employer Rights: This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.

Masters of Science (MS) English

Primary Location: Dallas, TX, Dallas

Other Locations: Texas-Dallas,Florida-Coconut Grove,Massachusetts-Boston

Organization: Santander Consumer USA Inc.


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